RPA development in most cases still takes months and requires costly maintenance. To improve this situation, RPA tech providers are building an RPA ecosystem:
- RPA companies develop the RPA software and build RPA marketplaces to attract developers who extend capabilities of RPA
- Software developer publish reusable plugins on RPA marketplaces to monetize their software
- Consultants and system integrators implement RPA solutions using RPA software and RPA marketplaces
This guide aims to explain each part of the ecosystem so you know the full range of tools at your disposal as your company implements RPA solutions.
Why is an RPA ecosystem required?
It’s no surprise that RPA tech providers are building an RPA ecosystem. As in any successful technology such as automative, operating systems, smart phones or cloud computing, RPA also requires an ecosystem to gain mainstream acceptance.